Your Guide to Effective Business Valuation: Addressing Issues and Mitigating Risks

2022-01-20T21:06:37-05:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has stirred a significant shift in the way businesses protect their trade secrets. With most communications and transactions becoming virtual, companies started optimizing the use of new technologies to better position themselves in the market. This has led to additional challenges and has opened more risks of trade secrets disputes.

Conducting Internal Investigations in the Post-Covid-19 Era: Best Practices and Key Considerations

2022-01-26T08:15:27-05:00

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Conducting Internal Investigations in the Post-Covid-19 Era: Best Practices and Key Considerations. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Securities Class Action Litigation: What’s New and What Lies Ahead

2021-12-15T20:51:43-05:00

The reduction of mergers and acquisitions (M&A)-related class actions and the state 1933 Act have driven a significant decline in securities class action filings over the last years. However, despite the decrease in the overall federal filings, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)-related cases have doubled, bringing newer litigation risks and additional ramifications in this category.

Implications of GEICO v. Whiteside on Bad Faith Litigation: A Comprehensive Analysis

2022-01-21T01:18:27-05:00

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Implications of GEICO v. Whiteside on Bad Faith Litigation: A Comprehensive Analysis. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Federal Tax Controversy: IRS Enforcement Trends and Developments

2022-01-25T04:08:48-05:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought sharp changes to the tax enforcement priorities of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), specifically in implementing its remote audits. Recently, the IRS and the Treasury Department released proposed treasury regulations related to the electronic filing of certain tax returns and statements. These, along with other significant developments, have been the result of the Biden administration’s efforts to address recent tax compliance issues and controversies. 

R&D Tax Credits Under the New Administration: How to Maximize Opportunities

2021-12-23T13:25:04-05:00

The Biden administration has drafted several tax proposals as part of its “Build Back Better” plan and among the most notable policy priorities include an increased tax responsibility for larger corporations. To alleviate this anticipated additional tax burden, leveraging their research and development (R&D) tax credits should be considered. However, the recently released tax proposals do not include any R&D-related changes or development details, posing an open question on the new administration’s plan for R&D investments.

Lost Profit Damages Litigation: Recent Trends, Developments, and Defense Strategies Explored

2021-07-18T21:51:39-04:00

The lost profit damages litigation landscape unceasingly shifts as emerging trends and court rulings continue to reshape the current paradigm. Notably, the economic disruption brought by the COVID-19 pandemic further complicates the calculation of damages, particularly for claims involving breach of contract or business interruption insurance.

State Sales Tax: Trends and Updates Since South Dakota v. Wayfair

2021-07-12T05:36:01-04:00

In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the state in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The decision has overruled a long-standing standard allowing states to charge remote sellers for in-state transactions. Consequently, several states have adopted new rules that specify what sets out a tax duty on sales and usage, known as nexus. They have also started to expand the economic nexus standard sanctioned in Wayfair beyond sales tax systems, introducing economic nexus provisions for corporate income taxes.

Combatting Antitrust Misconduct in Government Procurement: Regulatory and Enforcement Developments

2021-07-28T05:58:49-04:00

In its continued effort to deter anticompetitive conduct and other violations affecting government procurement, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) created the Procurement Collusion Strike Force in 2019. It is comprised of state and federal investigators and prosecutors mandated to investigate and prosecute all types of procurement collusions and other similar misconduct in government purchasing and programs.

The ITC Section 337 Investigations: Trends, Development, and Issues

2021-05-17T06:37:30-04:00

Patent investigations brought under International Trade Commission (ITC) have seen an upward trend in recent years. Consequently, as several types of products and components are imported in the U.S., an increase in patent litigation is also expected – a scenario that may put a large number of U.S. companies and their consumers at risk.

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